🍳 35 min

πŸ”₯ 486 cal

✍️ by Taisiia Dobrozorova


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21 g


81 g


7 g



Grechanyky is an ancient Ukrainian dish. They are fried, stewed in a frying pan, or baked in the oven. Stewed or baked in sauce, they turn out softer and juicier. The proportions of minced meat and buckwheat vary depending on personal preferences. People prepare them with pork, turkey, veal, and liver. There are even meatless variations, cooked with mushrooms.

But we will tell you how to cook this unusual dish with minced chicken. The plate will have a pleasant and incredible taste. Besides, it suits any weight loss menu due to its amount of protein, vitamins, and minerals. So, let's try right now!

Essential ingredients

  • Buckwheat

    40 g (β…• cup)

  • Ground chicken

    25 g (16 tsp)

  • Onions

    60 g (Β½ pieces)

  • Eggs

    55 g (1 pieces)

  • Flour

    50 g (0.3 cup)

  • Olive oil

    5 g (1 tsp)

Ingredients to taste

Salt, Black pepper

How to make

Please follow the next steps:

  1. 1

    Cook buckwheat for about 15 minutes, or until ready.

  2. 2

    In a frying pan in oil, fry the chopped onions until golden.

  3. 3

    Mix all products - minced meat, buckwheat, onions.

  4. 4

    Add egg, salt, and pepper and beat well. If you want the buckwheat to be juicy, add 1 tablespoon of sour cream.

  5. 5

    Form cutlets and roll down them in flour.

  6. 6

    Fry grechanyky in oil from both sides.

  7. 7

    Serve hot with sprinkled parsley.

Weight Loss Tips

  • The most harmful type of meat heat treatment is frying. Oven-baked or grilled meat without the use of oil is much healthier.

  • Steamed chicken breast has a calorie content of 113 kcal / 100 g. Plus, the minerals and vitamins (A, E, B2, B6, B12) are preserved.

  • Try to make minced meat yourself, as lard is often added to the store.

Additional Information

  • Cooking Method


  • Recipe category

    Side dish

  • Recipe cuisine


  • Tools

    Pot, Knife, Pan, Cutting board

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